California's central valley with a hot and dry climate is perfect for cultivating the vineyards of Gold County which provides an exclusive range of wines for the Society of Vintners including a Gold County Blush; a soft, fruity Rosé wine with hints of strawberries and raspberries; a Colombard Chardonnay, a crisp, fruity, dry wine made from Colombard and Chardonnay grapes grown in the Central Valley of California; and a Cabernet Sauvignon, soft, easy-to- drink wine made from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes grown in the Central Valley of California.
The group has now just added a new Californian range called "770 Miles" this is exclusive to the Society of Vintners in the UK. This range of wine is more of a higher end of the market, offering fantastic quality, good value and very attractively presented.
There are three styles with notes on each below:
Chardonnay: Origin: California's Central Valley, Colour: Clear, pale yellow with golden highlights. Nose: Very aromatic wine with pineapple notes, white flowers and white pears. Palate: Lively and round wine, you will detect white pear hints and a wonderful sweetness on the finish with a touch of vanilla. Recommendations: To enjoy on its own or with fish, cold buffets, white meats or even with some cheeses and desserts.
Zinfandel Blush: Origin: Central Valley, California, Colour: Subtle pink, Nose: Very aromatic, with pronounced red fruit aromas, Palate: A light, rounded wine, fruity and fresh, Recommendations: Drink as an aperitif, with grills and other light dishes.
Red Zinfandel: Origin: Central Valley, California, Colour: a wonderful clear ruby red, Nose: a small red berried and flavoursome hints of blackberry at the forefront, Palate: full-bodied, subtle, light tannins, a warm and pleasant finish, Recommendations: poultry, pizza or simply enjoy as an aperitif.